“We are never short of reasons to kill people,” the acclaimed author says, “and books do not satisfy our appetite for killing.”
Lewis Beale is a former enterntainment writer for the New York Daily News
In the two years Theo Padnos was held prisoner by al Qaeda, he learned a lot about the mass craziness of the mob.
Russell Shorto’s story of his mobster ancestor is part biography, part local history, and part dark saga of how Sicilian immigrants struggled in America.
Author David Walker and illustrator Marcus Anderson say their history of the Panthers illuminates a movement and an era that foreshadowed Black Lives Matter.
Exploring the unsolved 1969 murder of Jane Britton led author Becky Cooper down an investigative path that uncovered any number of unpleasant conclusions.
Talia Lavin has had her share of creepy online encounters with white supremacists, and she’s disgusted by the internet’s megaphone effect.
Hollywood made her a household name, and now every town in trouble with its water supply calls on her for help. Feeling overwhelmed, she wrote a book.
Edward Ball has written about his ancestors who owned slaves. Now he tackles the great-great-grandfather who fought for the South and joined the Klan.
The Italian author’s Neapolitan Quartet is beloved around the world (3 million copies sold in the U.S. alone), and the fanbase can’t wait for the new novel landing next month.
The powerful Louisiana segregationist tried to imprison a Black teen without a jury trial for the “crime” of touching a white teen in 1966. The Supreme Court decided otherwise.